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Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Biochemistry

EmployerUniversity of Geneva
Department of Biochemistry
Published22 December 2016
Closing Date15 March 2017
WorkplaceGeneva, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Life Sciences
StartJuly 1st, 2017, or as agreed.

The Faculty of Science at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, has an opening for a position as
Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Biochemistry


The Department of Biochemistry at the University of Geneva offers a highly dynamic and stimulating research environment. It is reknown worldwide for its research at the frontier between life sciences and quantitative sciences (physics, chemistry).

The Department of Biochemistry is opening a position of tenure-track assistant professor in Biochemistry. This is a full-time position.

Duties include teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Moreover, the successful candidate will supervise masters’ and doctoral theses.

The successful candidate will develop a research program at the highest international level and secure external funding. The successful candidate will use molecular biology, cell biology and/or biochemistry techniques to develop a creative and original research, with a possible interface with chemistry, physics, computer sciences or mathematics. The candidate could be recruited on a research theme of the NCCR Chemical Biology, among which are: membranes, intracellular trafficking, dynamics and mechanics of tissues and cells, or cell signalling. Many other themes, such as immunity and host-pathogen interactions, are also possible.

The candidate will have to fulfill management and organizational duties within the Department of Biochemistry and the Faculty.


  • PhD degree or equivalent.
  • Publication in international top journals.
  • Experience in research and teaching welcome


Applications including : Cover letter, Detailed CV together with a list of publications, Copy of highest degrees/diploma, Research and teaching statements, List of referees who can later be contacted directly by the search committee. Recommendation letters are not requested for now.

Applications should be submitted exclusively on-line to the following address : https://jobs.unige.ch before March 15 th , 2017 (0:00 Geneva time).

Complementary information may be obtained at the following e-mail address : scienceopeningsunige.ch .

Applications from women are particularly welcome.

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